A sweet friend gave me six vintage Modertone sherbet cups for my birthday in yellow, pink, blue, and green. I decided that the girls and I needed to eat sundaes out of them this afternoon. The kiddos were excited to have their ice cream in such pretty little cups, (me, too). High-res

A sweet friend gave me six vintage Modertone sherbet cups for my birthday in yellow, pink, blue, and green. I decided that the girls and I needed to eat sundaes out of them this afternoon. The kiddos were excited to have their ice cream in such pretty little cups, (me, too).

I recently realized that I never shared a photo of Amelia’s bed after I finished painting it! I found TWO 1920’s Jenny Lind beds for a song on Craigslist, and Amelia wanted red, (her favorite color). I will be painting Maggie’s bed soon, and will share a photo with some tips on how I painted the beds, what color paint I used, and what I learned during the process. High-res

I recently realized that I never shared a photo of Amelia’s bed after I finished painting it! I found TWO 1920’s Jenny Lind beds for a song on Craigslist, and Amelia wanted red, (her favorite color). I will be painting Maggie’s bed soon, and will share a photo with some tips on how I painted the beds, what color paint I used, and what I learned during the process.

Happy Thanksgiving

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I hope you enjoyed a lovely Thanksgiving with family and friends. Our day was pretty great. We started the day with doughnuts and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, we lazed about in the afternoon watching movies, and I spent some time in the kitchen getting the food ready. Can I just say that peeling potatoes is not my favorite. Anyway, the food was delicious, and we all had a great time laughing and telling stories from years past. The girls got to wear their new xmas pajamas, and we watched Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving, and are now watching Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The day was filled with tradition and love, and I have so very much to be thankful for!

p.s. I have finally started an Instagram account. I can be found @modernmommyblog.

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one-Amelia’s open house at her school was this week. Beau and I had a good laugh at the family portrait she made, as it seems she gave him a “hitler” mustache.

two-I found four of these old school lunch trays at a thrift shop recently, and Maggie has been making me different lunches all afternoon.

three-A friend of mine just returned from a nearly month long trip to Europe. She found this forty year old french copy of Disney’s Snow White in Paris, thought of me, and bought it as a gift for me. I have been swooning over the illustrations and beautiful french words.

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Hello, all. I am so looking forward to the long weekend. I have got an exciting DIY planned, as I will be painting these gorgeous vintage Jenny Lind beds for my girls. I have been looking for these beds for many months now, and was elated to find not one, but TWO of them on Craig’s List for a song. I plan to paint them to look like this one, and this one from Land of Nod.

one-a silly Amelia.

two-our sweet Italian Greyhound, Allybird.

three- enjoying all the summer produce, especially cherries.

four-vintage Jenny Lind twins ready to be painted.

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